Position Title:Human Resources Manager
Date Posted: May 30, 2017
Job Location: New Glarus
Company Name: Jack Link's Beef Jerky
Contact: Nathan Coady
110 North 5th Street Suite 700
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
Description: Jack Link's Beef Jerky began with treasured family recipes passed from generation to generation, transforming a small North Woods business into one of the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturers in the world. Over the years, as consumers demand for convenient, high-quality snack foods increased, so has the company's product offerings. Today Jack Link's is the fastest-growing meat snack manufactuer in the world, and sells more than 100 different meat snack products in more than 40 countries. The Link family principles and traditions remain the same: hard work, Intergrity and a commitment to earn consumer respect by delivering the best-tasting meat snacks in the world.
Jack Links New Glarus Plant has an immediate need for an experienced Human Resource Professional. This position has primary responsibility for working with the senior management team of the New Glarus Plant location to develop strategies that will enable the company to attract, recruit and retain the best employees to meet its business objectives. In addition, this position will also take responsibility for managing the workplace culture and environment through high performing programs within compersation, performance management, organization development, benefits, employee engagement, and training.

Duties and Responsibilities
Employee Relations/Culture
*Build a positive culture that helps attain and maintain operational excellence through people by enhancing management practices, sponsoring employee-centered events and fostering open communications.
*Lead and facilitate employee engagement initiatives.
*Resolve complex, moderate-risk employee relations issues including investigations, and serve as escalation point and guide for team members working on more basic, less risky issues.
*Manage a consistently-applied, easy-to-follow and complaint disciplinary process to mitigate risk

*Develop effective recruitment strategies and the execution of the strategies through team members for lacal hires, both non-exempt and exemp: including managing advertising budgets.
*Partner with Plant Management in the development of standardized staffing levels of direct and indirect populations, including ratios of temporary to regular, as well as sustain those staffing levels through prioritized recruitment efforts.
*Ensure the consistent deployment and efficacy of the onboarding program locally through periodic monitoring and the solicitation of improvement geedback from new hires.

*Effectively hire, manage and mentor HR personel, share best practices involving the areas of workforce planning, employee relations & engagement, recruitment, communications, and talent management.
*Locally manage the execution of talent management processess including performance management and succexssion planning within corporate guidelines.
*Provide detailed reporting and analysis on headcount, salaries, budgets and other people related issues. Interpret this data and make suitable recompedations to plant leadership.
*Provide detailed reporting and analysis on headcount, salaries, budgets adn other people-related issues. Interpret this data and make it suitable recommendations to plant leadership.
*Support the introduction of peoople-related programs or processes with appropriate change management intiatives to incre understanding and commitment to business strategy and tactics.
*Deploy, manage adn drive all standart HR processes and plocies as well as adherence to applicable human resourcce federal and statre requirements by keeping currently and continually communicating and education managers and elployees to those topics.
*Collaborate with site Safety Manager to ensure workers compentaiont claims are being halded timely and a[[ropriately/ assumerespronsibility for management of claims and communications to employees regarding status etc.
*Ensure the timely, accuarate submission of payroll hours thrhogh team members.

Required Educations and Experience
*Four year degree in Human Resources or business related field or equivalent work required. Strong business acumen.
*Demonstrated managerial, coaching and leadership skills with proven, positive results required.
*A minimum of 8 years progressive HR experience required; previous experience in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred.

Required skills, Knowledge and Abilitties:
*Excellent verbal and written communications skills/ must work effectively with all levels of management and employees.
Must demonstrate effective leadership, problem solving, presentation, and employee motivational skills.
Proficient in internet Navigations, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and outlook.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or more up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is a plant/office setting with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels. Exposure to manufacturing equipment movement and wet/slippery floors. However; the vast amount of work is conducted in a climate controlled office. Travel may be required.

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